Union Science and Expertise Minister Jitendra Singh stated on Monday the Council of Scientific and Industrial Analysis (CSIR) is utilizing the most recent know-how to map sources of groundwater in arid areas that may assist use it for consuming.
This, in flip, will complement the Jal Jeevan Mission, an bold programme of the Narendra Modi authorities geared toward offering piped potable water to all rural households, he stated.
Singh stated the CSIR, together with Nationwide Geophysical Analysis Institute (NGRI), have undertaken high-resolution aquifer mapping and administration in arid areas of northwestern India to enhance groundwater sources.
The Heli-borne geophysical mapping strategy of CSIR-NGRI supplies a high-resolution 3D picture of the subsurface as much as a depth of 500 metres beneath the bottom.
At a gathering of the CSIR attended by Ok VijayRaghavan, the principal scientific advisor, Shekhar Mande the Director Basic of CSIR and different chief scientists, Singh stated the Ministry of Jal Shakti has entrusted CSIR-NGRI with the duty of mapping groundwater sources in arid areas.
“The most recent state-of-the-art know-how is being employed by the CSIR for mapping groundwater sources